boy sitting next to rugs

Nearly 250,000 South Asian children are exploited to weave carpets for American homes. GoodWeave's One in a Million campaign works to stop this illegal practice by educating consumers, interior designers and the carpet industry about child-labor-free rugs.


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The Child Labor Epidemic

Child Labor Epidemic

Child labor is a crime committed against one out of every seven children across the globe—and the handmade rug industry is a big part of the problem.

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Faces of Freedom

Child Labor Epidemic

The collection of work by internationally acclaimed photographer U. Roberto Romano reveals stories of former child weavers and their journey from moments of exploitation and desperation to opportunities of rehabilitation and education.

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News & Events

News

Free the Slaves blog, Ghana to Capitol Hill: U.S. Briefing on Child Labor, by Cassie Ann Hodges, April 10, 2014

Home Furnishings News, Macy's Expands GoodWeave Collection, April 1, 2013

The Sunday Times, Wonders of the world, by Kat Boroughs, February 23, 2014

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Events

GoodWeave Annual Raffle “Barefoot Benefit” Party by Custom Cool
August 30, 2014, Bridgehampton, New York

Partner company Custom Cool is hosting a live drawing for the 13th Annual GoodWeave Rug Raffle.

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